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Famous Birthdays In January - 08

Sunday, 29 March 2015

1081  Henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25) was born on January - 08.  

1556  Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623) was born on this day in history.  

1583  Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist was born on January - 08.  

1587  On January - 08 birth of johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)  

1589  On January - 08 birth of ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)  

1601  On January - 08 birth of baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658)  

1628  On this day in history birth of francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier  

1632  Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist was born on January - 08.  

1635  Luis Manuel Fernández de Portocarrero, Spanish Archbishop (d. 1709) was born on January - 08.  

1658  On this day in history birth of nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix)  

1668  Jean Gilles, composer was born on January - 08.  

1735  John Carroll, American Roman Catholic archbishop (d. 1815) was born on this day in history.  

1763  On January - 08 birth of edmond Charles Genêt, French diplomat (d. 1834)  

1767  On this day in history birth of abraham de Veer, Dutch governor-general of Suriname (1822-28)  

1777  Filippo Traetta, Italy, composer/musicologist was born on this day in history.  

1779  John White, composer was born on this day in history.  

1786  On this day in history birth of nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank  

1787  Johann Ludwig Bohner, composer was born on January - 08.  

1788  On this day in history birth of erik Drake, composer  

1788  Archduke Rudolph of Austria (d. 1831) was born on January - 08.  

1788  Pavel Kiselyov, Russian general and politician (d. 1874) was born on January - 08.  

1791  On this day in history birth of jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt)  

1792  Lowell Mason, Medfield Mass, organist/composer (Zebulo) was born on January - 08.  

1805  On this day in history birth of john Bigler, American politician (d. 1871)  

1805  Orson Hyde, American religious leader (d. 1878) was born on January - 08.  

1810  On this day in history birth of robert Schumann, Zwickau Germ, composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik)  

1812  Sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer was born on this day in history.  

1812  William Henry Holmes, composer was born on this day in history.  

1814  Johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist was born on this day in history.  

1814  On this day in history birth of thomas Green, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864  

1815  On January - 08 birth of george Webb Morell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883  

1815  On this day in history birth of lawrence Pike Graham, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1905  

1817  On this day in history birth of john Selden Roane, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1867  

1817  On January - 08 birth of sir Theophilus Shepstone, South African statesman (d. 1893)  

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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0482  On this day in history severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies  

0624  On this day in history abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle  

1100  On this day in history death of antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)  

1107  On January - 08 death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)  

1198  On this day in history coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies  

1324  On January - 08 marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies  

1336  Giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71 on this day in history.  

1455  Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73 on January - 08.